Aluminum radiators

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    Yep that's the same size then. Sweet!
     
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    Did you get this in and how does it work?
    Decided I am going to keep my stock clutch fan, so I am just updating the radiator.
     
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    Not for another month or so !!!!
     
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    Any update on this radiator? Looks like I'll be in the market for one as well.
     
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    This radiator keeps the engine very cool , with a 180° t-stat during the Summer months here in the Desert never saw temps over 180°
     
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    I can say the dewitts in my car also works very well, with the electric fans set in two stages, the car never gets over 200. I have my fans set on 200 because any lower and the fans stay on ALL the time because of the way my thermostat runs.

    If I had my clutch fan still, I doubt it would ever engage lol
     
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    I bought a Holley Frostbite last winter during their Christmas sale for my 72 with a big block 3 row and had no problems with overheating or leaks. Very happy with purchase.
     
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    Forgot to mention that my Griffin aluminum radiator is so efficient in cooling my engine . During colder Winter months the water temp never gets above the thermostat temp which is 180° .idling in the garage for 15 minutes temp never got above 160°
     
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    So basically you say it's so cold over there that your engine never warms up beyond thermostat opening temperature, regardless of the radiator.
     
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    With the new aluminum radiator ....
    Last summer on a 107° day , engine water temp never got above 175° with a 180° thermostat . Back in late September when I last drove it and on a 60° day and after 15 min idle time in the garage engine temp never got above 160°


    Old OEM radiator with a 160° thermostat during the summer ran 10-20 deg above stat temp . Winter time it ran 10 deg above stat temp
     

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